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Repayment Options for Those Experiencing Hardship due to COVID-19

We recognize the significant economic fallout from COVID-19 on local families and businesses. As our community recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, starting on July 16, 2020, we will resume disconnections for accounts with past due balances. We understand that this pandemic was unprecedented and that our members may be facing financial challenges and may have trouble paying their electric bill during this time.

Mazilly named Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services

Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi) announced today that Ashley Mazilly will serve as the new Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services. Mazilly was promoted to this position after the retirement of Ron Marshall, who served the cooperative for over 40 years. Mazilly will be responsible for managing the cooperative’s finance, accounting and corporate services. 

BECi Announces Scholarship Winners

For 27 years, Beauregard Electric Cooperative Inc. (BECi), has randomly selected students within its service area to receive a scholarship to attend a Louisiana University. These funds were made possible through legislative changes in 1993 to allow unclaimed funding to stay in local communities assisting families to further their education.

Since its inception, BECi has awarded 180 students more than $240,00 in scholarships. The results of the scholarship drawing were announced Friday, April 17, during a live feed video on the co-op’s Facebook page.

We Continue to Work For You During the COVID-19 Crisis

In response to Governor John Bel Edwards’ “Stay At Home” order and public health expert’s recommendations to increase social distancing measures, we have made changes to our standard way of operating. Our offices’ lobby and drive-thru are now closed until further notice. Our customer service representatives and linemen are still available and are eager to help you during this time. The following are some important things we want our members to keep in mind:

Students Win a Trip to Washington D.C.

Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi), announces the top 10 winners of the 2020 Beauregard Electric Cooperative Youth Tour Essay Contest. Students entered the contest by writing an essay describing how life would be without electricity. BECi received over 40 entries and awarded four of the top 10 winners a trip to Washington, D.C. The winners of the contest who will participate in the Youth Tour are as follows:

 

Lael Hamilton – South Beauregard High School

Raegan Tucker – Merryville High School

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